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Yechiam Weitz

between the parties. This, he felt, would check the danger of the increasing strength of the religious parties, and especially that of Herut, “which is continuously growing.” 16 What especially angered him was that in elections to the Knesset, the

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Making Lobsticks

Traveling Trails with Teetł’it Gwich’in

Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

make lobsticks to show their endurance and fearlessness. Like the young Alexie up the Peel River who also had made a lobstick, the lobstick commemorates these relationships and the strenuous task, strength, and endurance of making one. Making a lobstick

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Chaos in Siberia

New Scholarship on Exile in the Late Russian Empire

Jeffrey S. Hardy

to turn convicts into permanent settlers, whether by mandating a period (sometimes permanent) of exile after imprisonment, conditionally releasing them to a particular location, or by recruiting freed prisoners with jobs. 66 Despite the many strengths

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The Making of a Capital

Jerusalem on Israeli Banknotes

Na'ama Sheffi and Anat First

which we have sprung, from which we draw our strength; and the other side could represent the present and the future to which the State of Israel aspires. Had I wished to translate this notion into a single word, I would use the name of Herzl's famous

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Dan Rabinowitz, Russell Stone, Guy Ben-Porat, Paul Scham, Wilhelm Kempf, Lior Libman, and Asaf Sharabi

one exception, discussed below), although she uses primary sources as well as an impressive wealth of secondary writings. Rather, the strength of the book is in its analysis of the factors on the Israeli side that caused the failures (and successes

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Trauma, Time, and the ‘Singular Plural’

The Israeli Television Series Fauda

Nurith Gertz and Raz Yosef

supposed unity. However, Fauda ’s main strength lies not in its fortification of Israeli collectivity by re-enacting past traumas and exploiting fear of traumas to come, but rather in its dismantling of national unity, in its effort to explore other

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The 1956 Strike of Middle-Class Professionals

A Socio-political Alliance with the Right

Avi Bareli and Uri Cohen

did not suffice. The electoral price was clear to Ben-Gurion, for one, who blamed the “fury of the working intelligentsia” as one reason for Herut’s increased strength in the general elections that summer. 6 The Guri Committee did not submit its

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(Not) Becoming the Norm

Military Service by Religious Israeli Women as a Process of Social Legitimation

Elisheva Rosman-Stollman

society, understand what it means to be religious in a secular world, and even test the strength of their faith. Remarkably, 80 percent of those who enlist do so with the full support of their families (ibid.). In many ways, these young women also feel

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Galina Kharyuchi

Translator : Tatiana Argounova-Low

the church is for the Russians. We go there to get new spiritual energy and to gain strength to overcome difficulties. Salinder E. P. (Tazovskii): When I was a child I heard from my grandfather that one can ask the spirits for anything one needs at a

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Wang Zhen, Alfred Tovias, Peter Bergamin, Menachem Klein, Tally Kritzman-Amir, and Pnina Peri

economic growth, has begun to emerge as a new global power. With the expansion of its economic strength and international status, China's influence in the Middle East has also rapidly increased. This is especially true after the financial crisis of 2008